A researcher and teacher with passions for literature, music and teaching. Working alongside numerous institutions on small and large scale educational platforms and projects. Currently affiliated and teaching with the ACPA, Leiden University, University of Guelph and University of Lagos.
Performer across Europe with student ensembles and creative outputs DVA and JaW.
Winner: Vinson Award for Academic Excellence (University of York, 2015)
Winner: Best New Band (Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 2014)
Winner: Best Opera for Young People (Young Audiences Music Awards, 2018 - with Opera Schmopera)
Winner: Make it York Cultural Champion Award (2018)
Winner, with English department: Teach Impact Award for Wider Student Influence (2017)